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to education, health care, economic empowerment than just about anywhere except the nordic country in europe. on the other hand, we have so many fewer women in congress, in parliament than other countries and we've certainly never had a female country leader and something like 60 countries to this date have, most of them democratically elected at this point. does your generation kid itself in terms of where america really is, in terms of women's rights. >> still think we lead the world? >> i think that many probably are uneducated on that issue, probably do think that. however, at the same time i know so many young women are very concerned about getting more women in congress, first woman president. everyone knows we haven't had the first woman president yet and other countries have. margaret thatcher they know. this is something that -- that's an issue that young women in my generation are very concerned about. when it comes down to food, water, places to live, things like that i really just say that they have no idea what it's like in some of these other countries is all. >> i would argue
been an adventure and an education for me, so i keep going. i didn't know "the exorcist" would be a hit movie or "the french connection." i don't think it had much to do with me. you could cite a lot of reasons, but at the time there were no reasons. every studio passed on these films. many of them passed twice. how do you process when you get to this point in your life and you see you have done , how dot is now iconic you keep from sticking your chest out just a little bit? >> you know the great helosopher mike tyson said knocked somebody out in the first round. interviewed byas howard cosell, and after the fight, he said, what did you think of his plan to stay away from you, to keep shuffling away and occasionally try to jab you? how did you feel about the plan? tyson said, everybody got a plan until he get hit in the face. don't got a plan. that is my philosophy. that's the way it is. i had a plan to have everyone of my films be a colossal success, until i got hit in the face. then you pick up, try again, maybe fail again, but fail better. tavis: i am listening to you trying to figur
on children. nearly 3 million are at risk. many lack safe drinking water, health care and education. 2 out of 3 children have had to leave school. more than 1 million have fled the country with their families. 2 out of 5 of those children have no access to education. >>> now together in this studio is edward chiban, unicef's director for emergency programs. he's in charge of coordinating assistance in and outside of the country. thank you for coming to the studio today. you have just heard those numbers. what's the reality behind them? >> well, the reality behind those numbers is really children are at the center of this crisis. we have over 4 million that have been directly affected by the conflict. that's more than twice the population of tokyo's children. imagine, each one of them affected by the conflict. we're talking about children that no long ver access to health services, that have not been immunized in two years. children that have dropped out of school. we estimate inside syria more than 2 million children have dropped out of education. and behind those numbers, each of these ch
. unicef says many lack safe drinking water, health care and education. two out of three children have had to leave school. more than a million have fled the country with their families, two out of five of those children have no access to education. cases of polio have been reported in the country's eastern province. the head of unicef's emergency coordination says they have just started an immunization campaign but they don't know if they can >> the most urgent right now is to access those children both inside syria and subregion with health services, making sure those health services can go crossline to reach children wherever they are. >> reporter: with increasingly fractious opposition groups dividing the country, the number of children with no access to outside support is on the rise. but the apparently successful mission of u.n. chemical weapons inspectors inside syria has given some hope to humanitarian aid groups, including unicef. >> the importance of advocating with those with influence on the parties to the conflict, to allow access for humanitarian aid workers, the chemical wea
professor craig wilder reveals how the slave economy and higher education grew up together. that "the american campus to it as a silent monument to slavery." welcome to democracy now! talk about america's most elite universities. what relation do they have to slavery? >> i think there are multiple relationships. the first and probably most provocative is the relationship to the slave trade itself. in the middle of the 18th century, from 1746 to 1759, fewer than 25 years, the number of colleges in the british colonies triples from 3 to 9. it triples and that 25- yearperiod which coincides with the height of the slave trade. it is precisely the rise in the atlantic economy based on the african slave trade that allows for this fantastic articulation of new growth of the institutional infrastructure. >> let's talk specifically about particular universities. you do look at some universities in the south, but also in the deep north. harvard. >> it is a very northern story. when you think about the colonial world, until the american revolution, there's actually only one college in the south,
such as the economy, politics and education. iceland tops the organization aegs list for the fifth straight year followed by finland and norway and sweden of the philippines in fifth place, the highest ranking in asia. japan's ranking is the lowest among major economies. the poor showing is blamed on a drop in the number of female lawmakers. world economic forum representatives say there's almost no gender gap in japan when it comes to access to education and health care. but they point to big gaps in economic participation, wage equality and promotion to management positions. muslim nations had some of the survey's lowest rankings. pakistan is 135th on the list and yemen is last at 136. >>> next let's take a brief look at the market figures. >>> and now here's the 3-day outlook on the weather around the globe. . >>> that wraps up this edition of "newsline." i'm raja pradhan in tokyo. from all of us at nhk world, thanks for watching and have a good day wherever you are. tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight a conversation with john nichols about his new book "dollaroc
education systems in the world, education is a strange thing, at 18 you take one exam and that one exam makes a gigantic difference in that life if you get in particular universities you have much of a better chance of getting into a good company that runs the economy, what is happening is people are preparing manically for that test and they prep, women as a result have fewer children because the cost of trying to teach people this and the result of a career is people who often are successful but running out of people, the birthrate is going down so it is a weird thing, it is not just a standard economics of people getting more successful, and there are all kinds of straings quilts within it that are making a difference as to how things turn out. >> rose: i remember talking to yu in singapore where the demographics were changing and they had a certain attitude about immigration, which they had to change because they needed immigration, and migration for their own economy. >> i think it is very, very important, in the developing of what -- what is happening in asia, and possibly what i
towards education that is not just a piece of paper, you really have to know how to do thing. then the subject came up in the mexican family. mexican family is a very strong unit in our country. and women at home have been the keystone holding families together. now, with the entrance of mexico into the modern world, there's a pressure on women to not only be a homemaker but also a bread winner. so that puts enormous pressure on women. and frankly, i don't think we value that, all they do correctly. because it's very difficult -- >> rose: what you intended to say was and perhaps you said and it was misconstrued was that we need to value what women do because they're working not only outside the home but they work inside the home too and they're called on to do more than men are called on. >> precisely. >> rose: so maybe the an is men should take a bigger role at home some women would say. >> it comes back to valuing work. sometimes there's a feeling that if a woman says well i work at home, i'm a homemaker night it -- >> rose: it doesn't have the same value. >> that's the
for education. we try to teach our students and faculty and our alumni about issues of sexuality, of sexual identity and gender. that's an expression of our jesuit tradition of cura personalis, caring for each person mind, body and spirit, in their unique individuality. >> it's an openness, a kind of tolerance, ave maria's president disdains. >> they become bastions of relativism where your truth is your truth, my truth is my truth, the catholic teaching is just one path. that's not our view, and i feel sorry for those universities. i think they've lost their moral bearings, and i think they've lost their catholic identity when they water it down to the point where everything's true. >> still, many georgetown students argue that this catholic university has found the right mix of scholarship and religious character. >> i think it's reaching a great number of students, non-catholic and catholic, and helping them to develop, grow in their own faith and figure out really how they can bring their faith into public life. >> on georgetown's campus there are, of course, dissenting voices which con
household incomes of neighborhoods. the residents' educational backgrounds. even tir marital status. he can tap into the open data provided by the national census and the local tax office. it's possible to find information about a specific area. >> our type of service we can provide to the client makes a difference and now with this in there we have more tools to provide a better service to the client. >> reporter: a japanese company has started a new service making use of public and private sector data. the venture company calil has six employees. it provides a service that allows users to check the availability of books in thousands of public libraries around japan. by entering the title of a book and key words, a user can find out which library has the book and whether it is currently available. the service began only three years ago but already some 400,000 people use it each month. this man is the president of calil. he uses data provided by public libraries around japan. his site displays the content of books and cover images by combining the open data with information obtained from m
prefectures and cities. but they are still at the local level. from next year, the education and sports ministry plans to divide the country into three regions, each with its own headquarters. connecting local governments like this should make it easier to spotromising young athletes. >> by further improving the programs, we hope we can find many more potential medallists out there. it's our number one aim, to nurture our young athletes as part of team japan. >> the race is on, and the clock is ticking. with just seven years to go until the tokyo olympics, the process of discovering and nurturing young sporting talent will require team work on the national level. >> bank of japan policymakers have unanimously decided to maintain their current monetary easing measures introduced in april. boj policy makers are aiming to move the country out of deflation. they also discussed the economic and price outlook between now and fiscal 2015. details of the meeting will be announced later in the day. >>> all right, time now to check skies across the globe. now thlet's turn to the latest the storm
federal spending on education. >> a budget that cuts what we don't need, poses wasteful tax loopholes that don't create jobs, free up resources to invest in the things that actually do help us grow like education and scientific research and infrastructure, roads, bridges, airports. they should not be an ideological exercise, we are just using common sense? . what is going to help us grow? what will expand our middle- class? those are the things we should be putting money into. >> internal records show north dakota has kept silent on scores of oil spill's over the past two years. according to the associated press, or dakota has reported nearly three hundred oil spills since january 20 12, but none of them publicly disclosed. it took 11 days before north dakota just recently announced that the tesoro oil spill that dumped more than 20,000 barrels of crude oil. dakota -- north dakota is the nation's second-largest oil producer. lou reed has died. a legend of the new york rock scene, he cofounded the velvet underground before going on to a prolific solo career. in hisater years, he took p
-high school education. ren says wages are not his main consideration. and he's not ready to give up. he continues to send his resumes to potential employers. >> translator: nobody wants to give up their dream. mine is to find a job that i really want to do. >> reporter: the number of university students in china will keep rising. finding work for the country's best minds is essential for the nation's advancement. nhk world. >>> an extremely powerful winds are causing severe situations in europe today. let's turn to mai shoji at the weather desk for the latest. >> hello there. it's halloween week. a freakish storm is affecting and battering most of northern europe. take a look at this video coming out from a couple of places. belgians hunkered down on monday and faced hurricane-force winds. take a look at this. a savage coastal storm, strongest in years and more than a dozen people lost their lives in europe. travelers were left stranded at brussels airport. meanwhile, gusts of 160 kilometers per hour recorded in southern england. hundreds of trees were knocked down and public transporta
the way. >> rose: or beaten out of them. >> or beaten out of them or their education system or by growing up and are trying to do the right thing for them push them toward the safe thing when in fact we believe people got to follow their passion. >> rose: how do you unleash it. >> the gray -- great thing is like it is possible if you have some methodology to it, if you are willing to kind of practice at it a little bit. there's a story in the book about a young guy we work with, who when there's a kid he wanted to be a professional music. he loved performances but he hated to practice, right. he didn't think you should have to practice, right. if you were good and just come naturally but in fact you do have to work at it. so as a high school kid he got a chance, he got to see yo-yo ma play, it was a great experience and by lottery he was picked to be one of three kids to ask yo-yo ma a single question. and his question he smiles when he tells this now but he said, his question was now that you're a professional musician, isn't it wonderful because you don't have to practice anymore. and
an ambitious "back to work" public investment agenda in education, infrastructure which is in terrible shape in this country, renewable energy. and it was categorically ignored. yet the 90 tea party members in the house can shut down the government? >> well, you know, the desire of the progressive movement is for the democrats to act more like a party, to act more like a movement. and there are enough democrats in both houses of the congress to do that, but they need to be more disciplined. and also we need to realize that change doesn't happen from inside washington. it happens from the grassroots and then changes washington. >> but peter -- >> in congress. >> almost every other guest on this show says the same thing you did, that it takes time, it takes patience -- and it has to come starting with roosevelt, from the grassroots up. but we all know there's been great progress in this country on some cultural issues, particularly on gay marriage and equality for gays, but not much movement on the very issues that the people you describe are agitating about out there, environmental issues, in
, not only because they were injured, but it affect their future. i am worried that their education will be disrupted and that they will not want to continue. you ever been contacted by u.s. government officials or by the pakistani government officials to explain to you why this attack occurred? >> i did communicate with a local political officer of my village to find an answer, but he was unable to give me an answer. >> have you been compensated for the death of your mother, the children's grandmother? no one has given me anything. >> zubair, what did your grandmother mean to you? >> there was no one else like her. she was full of love. when she passed away, all my friends told me, you are not the only one that lost a grandmother. we all lost a grandmother. everyone knew her in the village. are nine years old. how have things changed since the attack? do you go out into the fields, do you fear another attack? >> ever since the strike, i am always scared. all of us kids are scared to go outside. >> do you fear another strike, zubair? you have been numerous operations on your leg. yo
education does for children all the way around. not just for their tone or there is a, but the performance in the key subject areas. >> math and science, we can use some mathematicians. clearly in my children. my wife homeschools. we got them into music and immediately, all of their subjects got better. unfortunately, it means everything and one of the first things to go as the music program. -- is the music program. tavis: why did you choose to homeschool? >> we are church people. we are believers. we wanted to make sure that our .hildren were specially guided you don't get that in schools. good at it.ery i don't think it is for everybody. if you are not good, you can hire other people to help you do it.
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